Tonight on the Tube: House, The Big Bang Theory & Castle

by Jason the TVaholic on November 16, 2009

in Tonight on the Tube

News & Notes

Get Castle's Bestselling Heat Wave Novel at AmazonOn cable tonight, Bravo has the 16th season premiere of Inside the Actors Studio, Food Network has a Dear Food Network: Top 10 Thanksgiving Problems Solved special and the seventh season finale of Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives, Discovery Health has the eighth season premiere of Mysterious Diagnosis, ID has the second season finale of Solved, and Planet Green has the first season finale of The 100 Mile Challenge.

In late night, Bravo has the series premiere of Chef Academy.

Prime Picks

House (FOX): New. House is back as head of the diagnostics department and his first case back is that of an adult film star with eye pain. Runs 61 minutes.

Two and a Half Men (CBS): New. Chelsea’s college roommate has just gone through a bad breakup and she is trying to help her through it. Runs 31 minutes.
The Big Bang Theory (CBS): New. Howard, Raj, and Leonard are out of town, so it is up to Sheldon to take care of Penny after she gets injured. Starts a minute after the half hour and runs 29 minutes.

Castle (ABC): New. An assistant district attorney is murdered and Beckett and Castle is on the case, which takes them into the world of ex-cons and escorts. Starts two minutes after the hour and runs 58 minutes.

Solid Selections

How I Met Your Mother (CBS): New. Now that Barney is single again, he is using every thing in his bag of tricks to get back into the dating scene.
Accidentally On Purpose (CBS): New. Billie starts dating another guy and Zach gets really jealous.

Lie to Me (FOX): New. A trouble teen’s past is looked into. Loker is investigating a trampling case at a store on the day after Thanksgiving.

CSI: Miami (CBS): New. The CSIs are looking into a car accident that has the team delving into the secrets of the drivers involved.

Other Options

  • Dear Food Network: Top 10 Thanksgiving Problems Solved (Food Network): New Special. The top 10 problems sent in by viewers are addressed. Plays again later.
  • Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives (Food Network): Season Finale. Guy hits three places that have been around for quite some time. A repeat episode follows. Both play again later.
  • Gossip Girl (The CW): New. Blair sets up a private concert with Lady Gaga at NYU. Serena goes to Nate for some support. Chuck asks Jenny for a favor and she agrees to do so.
  • The Prisoner (AMC): New. Six is spying for two. A natural disaster hits The Village. Plays twice and again tomorrow before the final two hours of this six-part miniseries and the first two hour replay right before.
  • One Tree Hill (The CW): New. Nathan and Clay are having problems after the deal fell through. This causes problems between Quinn and Haley.
  • Rita Rocks (Lifetime): New. Two new episodes play after last week’s two episodes replay. Tonight’s new episodes replay next week.

Sports Notes

  • ESPN has Monday Night Football with the Baltimore Ravens at the Cleveland Browns.
  • Versus has NHL action.

Late Night

  • White Collar (USA): Repeat. Last Friday’s episode, “Flip of the Coin,” replays. Followed by the previous two episodes in reverse order.

TV Marathons

Oxygen has 20 episodes of Living Single.
Syfy has seven episodes of Joan of Arcadia early.
USA has eight episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

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1 Patrick November 17, 2009 at 7:41 am

Another classic episode of The Big Bang Theory last night. Sheldon really makes that show. The show has great writers as well.

Keep up the great work.

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